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Lesotho female farmworkers, at a recent “speak out” described how they were often sexually harassed by foremen on commercial farms, who sometimes demanded...

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On 30 November 2010, 42 abattoir workers were locked out of the Roberston Abattoir for refusing to comply with the demand that they slaughter 850 sheep a day.  Contractually, their working hours were from 7am to 5pm, with a daily target of 600 carcasses. In practice, though, Robertson demanded a...

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What can be done to secure poor rural people’s rights to land and water they depend on for their livelihoods, and what must be done to ensure that women’s access and tenure is secured?

These questions are at the centre of a new multi-country action research project on...

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As the fifth democratic local government elections are approaching, political party manifestoes aim to capture the minds and hearts of the voters. Vitally, these manifestos must appeal to a range of voters, among which are rural residents. Some assert that...

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